Mike Hogan, PEPresident/CEOCris HoganExecutive Vice PresidentBlake DavisVice President of FinanceDennis ForbushVP of Operations (Chairman)David AndersonVP of OperationsDwight PackardVP of OperationsAaron MetcalfeChief Marketing OfficerJared MorganHuman Resources & Safety DirectorBoyd Fisher, CPAChief Financial OfficerLaurie EastOffice Manager
Having grown up in the construction industry, Mike has worked on Construction projects full and part time as a laborer, apprentice, and journeyman carpenter. As president, Mike directs all aspects of company operations. He oversees acquiring new projects including estimating and bidding. He is also responsible for in house structural engineering calculations. Mike is extremely skilled in dealing with owners and A/E teams to help find substantial cost savings for his clients in design/build construction management and value engineering situations.
Like his father, Cris has grown up highly involved in the construction industry, having worked on projects full and part time as a laborer, apprentice and journeyman carpenter. While going to school, also Cris learned scheduling, estimating, operations, and management skills on the job. As Hogan’s Executive Vice President, Cris directs all aspects of the company’s pre construction services. Cris graduated from the University of Utah with a civil engineering degree, and earned his MBA from BYU. He is also involved in the marketing and business development of the firm. Having a solid background with the technical field requirements has helped his management skills and he is responsible for the administration of subcontracts and job costing.
Blake’s work in the field, and his interest and schooling in finance led him to help the company with its investment strategy. He has been Hogan’s CFO, overseeing the corporate accounting and finance management, and was later promoted to manage the construction, financing, legal and administration for multiple, specialized development projects. Blake assesses the feasibility of new sites and projects and makes recommendations. He then administers the implementation of design and construction; coordinating with property owners with initial design considerations, property turnover process and post delivery operations.
Dennis represents the third generation of employees that has worked for Hogan & Associates Construction. Since joining the firm in 1974, he has worked in all phases of construction and has gained a solid basis in all aspects of construction practices. He is skilled in the application of value management and resource control systems and has helped many clients save up to ten percent of the project cost. Dennis has the ability to meet schedules while constructing and coordinating the complex systems included in multiple site projects. His experience makes him an excellent resource in value engineering and problem solving.
David started his career in construction as a young laborer and has used his passion of the industry to learn and excel to become one of Hogan’s Vice Presidents of Operations. He specializes in structural and architectural concrete, but has knowledge of all aspects of construction methods and management processes. This diverse background serves Dave well when managing a Construction Management project, particularly its emphasis on the pre construction services of value engineering and constructability reviews. Owners and architects who have worked with Dave in the past often request him on their next project.
Since joining Hogan in 1995, Dwight has continued to manage numerous projects in addition to his legal duties for the company. His organizational skills and attention to detail make him a great choice to guide any project to a successful completion. His background in law helps him to anticipate and resolve potential difficulties before they become big problems. Dwight’s project management duties have focused nearly primarily on CM/GC educational projects. His working relationships with many school district officials and his exposure to many different school designs make him an expert at K 12 construction.
Aaron has 20 years of marketing and communications experience, with 16 years in the construction industry. He heads Hogan & Associates Construction’s marketing and business development strategy and execution, project development, internal/external marketing communications (including branding, research, advertising, promotions and public relations). He is also heavily involved in Hogan’s operations, pricing, charity and customer service programs. Aaron has a background in both design and writing – skills that are invaluable when preparing responses to pre qualifications statements, proposals and interviews. He is proficient in all standard desktop publishing, graphics, presentation and electronic media software programs, enabling him to provide potential and actual clients an effective understanding of Hogan’s capabilities.
Jared started with Hogan Construction in 2002 and manages both the human resources and safety for the company. In HR, he has over ten years’ experience, and handles staffing and recruiting, employee relations, employee benefits, policies and procedure, workforce planning, training and development and much more. Jared has an excellent understanding of the construction industry, all aspects of HR, employment law, policies and procedure. He is responsible for undertaking development and execution of HR plans to support not only administrative and supervisory positions, but especially craft personnel. While administering Hogan’s safety program, Jared is committed to providing all employees a safe work environment. He has reduced our EMOD rate significantly through his safety program, and is involved with training, educating, providing safety equipment, discipline and the awarding of safety and other incentives in the field. He has established and enforces a “no tolerance” drug and alcohol abuse policy. Jared received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Utah in Business Management in 2000. Jared speaks fluent Spanish which is very helpful and he is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Boyd’s 20 years of experience working in financial leadership positions, in both the private and public sector, and in construction and other industries, provides the foundation for planning the direction and the management of the financial administrative functions for Hogan. Boyd provides financial analyses, budgeting, reporting, and cost controls for the firm and our major construction projects. In this era of ever–tightening profits and expanding risks, accurate and timely discovery of project problems is essential. Thus, Boyd’s financial expertise helps him monitor how jobs are progressing financially, and is crucial to Hogan’s profitability and overall future.
As our office manager, Laurie runs all aspects of an efficient construction office. She is an extremely valuable member of the Hogan team, managing bid documents, contracts, submittals and all forms of correspondence. Her construction experience includes knowledge of job coding, subcontracts and lien tracking. She is responsible for all corporate accounts payable, job costing and payroll. Working with clients from private firms to municipalities to school districts, she is well versed with payment structures and contracts involving public and private projects.